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Distribution Technology Transfer Workshop

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Orlando, Florida
Distribution Technology Transfer Workshop
May 23, 2013

8:15 am - 8:25 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
AGA Representative
8:25 am – 8:40 am EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Program Overview (PDF) (13 pp, 608K)
Jerome Blackman, Natural Gas STAR Program Manager
8:40 am – 9:00 am Overview of Distribution Emissions in the US GHG Inventory
Melissa Weitz, US EPA
9:00 am – 9:25 am Key Natural Gas STAR Mitigation Options (PDF) (27 pp, 1.3MB)
Overview of technologies and practices for LDCs
Don Robinson, ICF International
9:25 am – 10:05 am New Studies on Methane Emissions (PDF) (22 pp, 1.9MB)
GTI’s study on emissions from underground plastic & cast iron pipe
Kristine Wiley, GTI
10:10 am – 10:50 am PG&E Experience with Picarro Technology (PDF) (27 pp, 3.5MB)
Steve M. Redding, PG&E; Michael R. Woelk, Picarro, Inc.
10:50 am – 11:20 am Total Emissions Reductions by Optimization of Compressor Utilization (PDF)
(22 pp, 936K)
Jim Haught, ONEOK
11:20 am – 11:30 am Q&A Sessions and Closing Remarks
Jerome Blackman, Natural Gas STAR Program Manager
1:00 pm Field demonstration hosted by Picarro


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